Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday halted while speaking at a function held here after seeing a cameraman of a news channel faint. He quickly gestured officials to take care of the man.
#WATCH: PM Modi stops his speech at the inauguration of the new terminal building in Surat after observing that a cameraman has fainted. PM told the officers to urgently arrange for an ambulance for the cameraman, Kishan Ramolia. He was rushed to the hospital in a 108 Ambulance. pic.twitter.com/xUudmFl7cc— ANI (@ANI) January 30, 2019
Modi was speaking after the foundation stone laying ceremony of the extension building of the Surat airport terminal. He was giving out numbers of homes constructed during the UPA and NDA governments when he suddenly stopped speaking.
His attention went towards the cameraman who had fainted while recording the event. The Prime Minister gestured towards his officials and security personnel and told them to urgently call an ambulance.
The cameraman, Kishan Ramolia, was rushed to a hospital in an ambulance.Later, Ramoliya lauded the PM for his attentiveness. The cameraman said that he lost consciousness during the coverage of the programme due to unavailability of drinking water at the event. "I had no water since morning as it wasn't allowed to be carried inside, so I fainted.
K Ramoliya, Cameraman who fainted during PM's speech in Surat: I had no water since morning as it wasn't allowed to be carried inside, so I fainted. It's good that PM was paying attention to his surroundings during his speech, he noticed me falling down and asked officers to help me. pic.twitter.com/DSIIdBjc7h— ANI (@ANI) January 30, 2019